Elizabeth Rand

Designer and Consultant

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Designer and Consultant


Beth is a freelance Educational Lighting Designer and High School Theatre Operations Coach.  She also teaches the online course High School Theatre Management.  She is based in the Boulder/Denver area, but also offers some services remotely, in particular lighting systems Rep Plot design and theatre operations consulting.

Beth has over 30 years experience in tech theatre, has worked in over 20 theatres, most of them schools, where she has designed the lighting for over 100 plays and musicals, and countless dance recitals. She is also the author of "High School Theatre Operations" and several other books about high school technical theatre available on Amazon. When not lurking around in the dark inside of a windowless room full of electricity, Beth enjoys outdoor pursuits, ice dancing, and traveling with her family.

Beth holds a Bachelors degree in Lighting Design, a Masters degree in Entertainment Business, and is a certified teacher with a Theatre Arts endorsement.


Full Sail University
Winter Park
Masters of Science, 2010
Entertainment Business

University of Seattle
Teaching Certificate, 2005
Theatre Arts

UC Irvine
Bachelors, 1984
Drama; Lighting Design

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Rand Consulting and Design
Designer and Consultant